A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 143 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (89 miles) on Monday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:28:01 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgxq8m3. Unique identifier: ak020dgxq8m3. Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:28:01 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:28 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.6445 West, latitude 54.1417 North, depth = 25.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 143 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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